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LEAKED!

This could be our first look at Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay

Some very naughty person uploaded the above video to YouTube that was quickly pulled by a copyright claim from EA, but not before someone could mirror it. The video looks to be showcasing a few graphical techniques used in the upcoming Mas...

 
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Dead Space

Dead Space is now backward compatible on Xbox One

The original Dead Space, a game most of you probably owned at some point, is now backwards compatible on the Xbox One, Major Nelson has announced. If you already have it the game will show up in your library automatically. If you don't, as ...

 
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Mirror's Edge Catalyst

Hopefully Mirror's Edge Catalyst has a better story than the first

Like everyone else, I was disappointed with the narrative of Mirror's Edge, but it absolutely didn't break the game for me. I had fun treating it like a puzzle game, and saw the campaign as a massive tutorial for the real meat, the tim...

 
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Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault is free on Origin right now

Heads up, Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault is free on Origin right now. Add it to your account, and you get to keep it forever! If you ask someone what their favourite Medal of Honor game is, you generally get one of two answers: Allied Assa...

 
Hands-on with PvZ: Heroes
Popcap has continuously surprised us with games we didn't even know we wanted, such as the Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare games, and the ever-popular Pachinko-like Peggle; their latest title Plants vs. Zombies: H...   read

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Star Wars

Star Wars Battlefront adding Hutt Contracts and other free content next week

You've heard enough of me blabbering on about the Outer Rim DLC coming to Star Wars Battlefront (March 22 for season pass holders; April 5 for standalone purchasers), so I'll keep this brief. DICE is also adding free content to the game ne...

 
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Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront's Outer Rim expansion is $15

The first of Star Wars Battlefront's expansions, Outer Rim, is dropping on April 5, 2016 for $14.99 as a standalone download. That's according to GameStop, which has pre-order listings up for the DLC on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Consideri...

 
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Coco in UFC

UFC 2 is so much better with Conan O'Brien

In this Clueless Gamer segment, Conan O'Brien challenges UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to a match of EA Sports UFC 2, and oh my god, his character's face. His hair. His everything. I'd say "poor Conan," but it looks like he enj...

 
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E3

E3 is 'beyond relevant' says organization that profits greatly off people thinking E3 is relevant

E3 is becoming less and less relevant. It's not a dead show, but it's also past its prime. There was once a time when the biggest video game companies in the world had to have the biggest presence at E3. It was a dick-measuring contest. Now...

 
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Mirror's Edge

Check out this incredible Mirror's Edge map in Call of Duty

If you ever wondered what the lovechild of Mirror’s Edge and Call of Duty might look like, wonder no more, my friend.  YouTuber SuX Lolz  (Best. Username. Ever) has recreated the prologue map from the parkour game in the Dea...

 
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Mirror's Edge 2

Come peep glimpses at Mirror's Edge Catalyst gameplay

Just last week two Mirror's Edge Catalyst developer diaries focused on "Combat" and "Movement," but today's focuses on "Gameplay" and -- wait, what? So help me if combat and movement aren't part of gameplay (also, if combat is a big part o...

 
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PvZ card game

Plants vs. Zombies Heroes is a mobile collectible card game

PopCap is taking a break from tower defense for a crack at collectible card gaming with its next Plants vs. Zombies title for iOS and Android, PvZ Heroes. The project "began over two years ago as a paper card game prototype" designed in cre...

 
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Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront teases 'Hutt Contracts'

Midway through this new "Free Game Updates" trailer for Star Wars Battlefront, there is a snippet of Jabba the Hutt holding a weapon hologram and the text "Coming Soon: Hutt Contracts." From the way it's presented here, it seems like this w...

 
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Star Wars

Sure, we'll take more free Star Wars Battlefront DLC

Former Star Wars Battlefront players may want to pop back in this week for a round or two. DICE added some free content to the game today across all platforms, including a new multiplayer map, Survivors of Endor, that's playable in the larg...

 
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Mass Effect Andromedia

This BioWare Senior Editor is set to quit games industry for good

Senior editor, Cameron Harris, will be leaving BioWare - and the whole video game industry - next month. Harris has been in gaming since 2007 and worked with high-profile companies like Nintendo and Microsoft before joining BioWare to work ...

 
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Sad!

Poor EA! UFC 2 is now covered by losers

When EA decided to split cover star billing on UFC 2 it made so much sense. Throw the most popular, then-undefeated women's MMA fighter next to the most popular men's MMA fighter. That's some chip shot marketing. A gimme. Then Ronda Rousey ...

 
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Plants vs. Zombies

Garden Warfare 2's first free DLC drops tomorrow

This week, there's almost certainly going to be a big dropoff in the number of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 players who stick with Rose because they like to top the scoreboards. And thank goodness for that. PopCap is releasing a maj...

 
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Mirror's Edge

These Mirror's Edge Catalyst clips summarize the best and worse parts of the first game

If the first Mirror's Edge had zero combat mechanics, I'd be happy with it. But EA is still going with that angle with Catalyst, noting that "fluid combat is the one key pillar in the gameplay." If you say so! Though the removal of gu...

 
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EA

EA's making half of its digital sales on sports microtransactions

EA has made no bones about the fact that the extra content market plays a large role in its earnings. A year and a half ago, the publisher said it aimed for $1 billion in revenue annually from selling add-ons. Since then, it has exceeded th...

 
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Battlefront

John Boyega's trying to get EA to make a single-player Battlefront campaign

Turns out that guy from Breaking Benjamin isn’t the only person disappointed with Star Wars: Battlefront. John Boyega, of a single episode of Law and Order: UK, Attack the Block, and that 24 miniseries fame, has taken to Twitter to c...

 
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Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront's Outer Rim DLC sounds decent

As attentive fans predicted, Greedo (A New Hope) and Nien Nunb (Return of the Jedi) are indeed coming to Star Wars Battlefront as hero characters. This franchise sure loves its kooky names. Greedo and Nien are part of this month's Outer Rim...

 
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Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mass Effect: Andromeda will not arrive in 2016

I'm still not sold on Mass Effect: Andromeda. I loved Mass Effect 3 in spite of its ending (20 minutes can't ruin hours upon hours of great entertainment), but the continuation of this series hasn't done it for me yet. Maybe I'll ...

 
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Electronic Arts

PS4 and Xbox One combined sales hit 60 million, says EA CFO

There are 60 million PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles out in the wild, according to EA’s CFO Blake Jorgensen.  That’s five million more than his estimate of 55 million given at the end of last year. Talking at the Morgan...

 
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Plants vs. Zombies

Garden Warfare 2 is going to bring Rose down a notch

If you've spent any amount of time playing Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 online, you undoubtedly see Rose when you close your eyes at night. There she is, way off in the distance, grinning. She knows you can't escape her homing shots...

 
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Electronic Arts

EA adds first backwards compatible game to Access vault

Electronic Arts has added the original Plants vs. Zombies game to EA Access, the subscription service for Xbox One and PC. Although the game is already available via the magic of backward-compatibility, this is the first time a non-Xbox One...

 
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Titanfall 2

Uh, it's a little early to pre-order Titanfall 2, GameStop

Everyone knows Titanfall 2 is a thing that is happening. EA and Respawn Entertainment have confirmed as much. But the thing is, we haven't seen so much as a teaser trailer or even a piece of concept art for the new game. So, GameStop, you m...

 
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GHOST

EA backs down in 'Ghost' trademark squabble with Ubisoft

In January, Ubisoft filed a complaint with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, threatening Electronic Arts with legal action over a trademark application for the word "Ghost." EA presumably wanted exclusive rights to the word, at...

 
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Star Wars

I hope Greedo shows up in Star Wars Battlefront

Concept art for an upcoming Star Wars Battlefront DLC pack, Outer Rim, has spurred speculation about a pair of potential Hero/Villain characters, and they seem entirely plausible to me. The first is Greedo, the green-skinned bounty hunter H...

 
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Darkspore

If you liked Darkspore you have a week left to play it

EA is pulling the plug on Maxis’ action-RPG Darkspore. The news was announced in December (thanks, PC Gamer) but it seems not many of us noticed… which may be the issue, let’s face it. “Today, we are announcing that...

 
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Star Wars Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront just cranked out a big patch

EA still isn't done with Star Wars Battlefront yet -- mostly because it still has DLC and a Season Pass to sell! But until more content is out, you can enjoy the benefits of a giant February update. Most notably, a Twilight Hoth map ha...

 

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Pixie The Fairy

Friendly reminder not to spoil Civil Unless were talking about the actual US Civil War, you can spoil that all you want, everyone had well over a century to catch

 
Dwavenhobble

Will be very Glad when Overwatch is a retail title release as the standard of play will hopefully go I mean it can hardly go down from a Healer running round all game using their crap pistol to try and shoot people and never healing at

 
Perro

Well would you look at the time!

 
TheLimoMaker

Im glad that Sony are releasing their heavy-hitting exclusives this year so that I have enough time to save up for an Xbox One/Scalebound bundle next Though while I think I have it all planned out, Im sure something will f*ck it

 
OverlordZetta

Maybe Power Rangers doesnt need good When Japan decided to make big budget Kamen Rider movies, sure, they had great suits, but they turned Kamen Rider into a teacher hot for student and threw in random idols, nanomachines, and horror subplots!

 
Sr Churros

OOOOOOH YEAH GOT PSO2 RUNNING AGAIN! Expect guide soon!

 
Jinx 01

So this is

 
OrochiLeona

So, a lot of people enjoying Overwatch

 
Larxinostic

Good day to you! The sixth blog in my OST series is live for your Thanks for any feedback! =) It concerns a recent entry in a flagship niche Whatre your favorite less-known game series?

 
TheStantonator

Since I missed the boat on the discussion and with Far Harbor coming out soon, what did everyone think of Fallout 4? I personally found it very repetitive and gave up on it after 30 or so hours having become bored with the go here, kill this

 
jak2364

The Legacy Of Kain series needs a remastered collection cause Im too lazy to use Xpadder for proper controller Ah well, guess Ill crawl on back to my Doom series

 
JuIc3

Got the job I interviewed for, and things are looking good!

 
Parismio

Ugh, overwatch is so hype!

 
gajknight

Hey dudes, is Murdered: Soul Suspect any good? Worth £8? Been eyeing it for ages but always put it

 
guitarvillain

Go to your Youtube library on the left side of the homepage, click on Liked videos, scroll down to the very first video you ever liked, and post it

 
Vadicta

So, I was on the bus today, and there was this high school kid talking about how he needs to have bad grades, so it fits with the brand identity of his virgining rap Thats a new

 
TheStantonator

Overwatch is the Havent been this addicted to a game since World of

 
Sir Shenanigans

Persona people: is 5, having never played one of the previous games, something I could jump into? In terms of narrative? I just love the look of it, super stylish!

 
Fuzunga

Have a good

 
WryGuy

Youve been pre-approved for a Marvel Credit Card with 3% cash back rewards when you shop at Oh, what times we live

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Theres a rumor on IGN saying NX might use cartridges (though I think they mean carts, like 3DS and My knee-jerk reaction was negative, but thinking about it, Nintendo is a stickler for short load if it works well and is cheap, Im

 
OrochiLeona

Civil War? Thats sooooooo last week #UK

 
Torchman

So Torch how was Gunbuster? It was Too short, a little too much nudity for my tastes, title mech wasnt in action until end of episode 4 of Action was great But that ending Good lord that

 
Nathan D

Hot off the rumor mill: Naughty Dogs next project after Uncharted 4 is The Last of Us 2: A Fungus Among

 
MeanderBot

Video game developers are tripping over themselves to make VR games and here I am trying to think of story ideas for an interactive fiction

 
Occams

Its interesting to see that Spider-Man puts a lit cigarette out onto a Latino babys forehead in the opening scene of Civil

 
Fuzunga

I cant believe Nintendo would throw away their three-day Treehouse Livestream to only show That was the best thing ever to come out of E3 coverage!

 
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Protip: Humble Spring Sale just Go spend money and

 

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